Nonverbal Skills for Presenters: Top TED Talks Secrets

The most influential TED Talk presenters have one thing in common: they have exceptional nonverbal communication skills! The people at TED Talk collect a lot of data to understand why some of their speakers are more popular than others. Their research shows top-rated presenters use almost double the number of hand gestures as lower-rated speakers.  Nonverbal Skills Not Equal! …

The Virus that Contaminates Your Communications

News reporters are spewing out COVID-19 crisis stories around the clock. There is another virus worthy of your full attention as you help lead your organization through this time of testing. It is a communication virus that our team at Benchmark Communications calls a Thought Virus. This virus contaminates your daily messaging and communications. It …

Social Media: Boogeyman or Trust Builder?

USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO BUILD TRUST Can you build stakeholder trust with a good social media strategy? Trust is now considered to be the currency of the new economy. Simply put, people are attracted to organizations they trust. With 2020 approaching, many businesses are refreshing their strategies to boost stakeholder trust. You cannot buy trust on …